how to pronounce soy


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the above transcription of soy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

soy is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of soy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has damaged crops of soy which is used …”

meanings of soy


  1. A common East Asian liquid sauce, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water.
  2. Soybeans, or the protein derived from them.

soy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word soy occurs in english on average 13.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics soy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that soy can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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